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Highway Contract Route (HCR)

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Highway Contract Route (HCR) - definitions

Highway Contract Route (HCR) - A route of travel served by a postal contractor to carry mail over highways between designated points. Some HCRs include mail delivery to addresses along the line of travel. Formerly called star route.

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Source: USPS, 23 September 2009 08:38:05, External

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Highway Contract Route - Similar to a rural route, except that the mail is delivered by a private contractor under the terms of an agreement with the USPS. Highway contract routes are usually in areas that are sparsely populated or too remote to justify a full-time postal employee.

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Source: Postcom, 10 March 2010 08:49:37, External

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